Apr 15, 2013 6:00pm PDT
it for yourself, look under hot topics. >>> a state tax hit a road block today. the bill would have created a tax of 5 cents. but the committee put the bill on hold so it could be studied further. he says he is still hopeful the bill can make it to the floor. >> the estimate we got from the board is my bill, if it becomes law would raise $50 million a year. >> he said he crafted the bill in response to the shooting in newtown, connecticut. >>> windy out there, wind advisory till 9:00 p.m. tonight. gusty along the coast and bay. the wind advisory for the bay sections and hilly sections. wind gusts today. 55 miles per hour in san francisco. that is significant. 40 in point reyes. and berkeley 32. here is the deal, with the blowing sand on the great highway i wouldn't be surprised if it gets shut down. great highway, if you travel that route, kind of be prepared for changes. the system that is over us now is moving through, it is cold. or cooler. producing showers around davis area and north, and up here on 50 and 80 for a while. as the system moves off this way it deposits cold air and winds die do
Apr 15, 2013 10:00pm PDT
to be grounded. >>> the deadline for filing your 2012 tax return is now a little more than an hour away. ktvu's jade hernandez talked to some pro procrastinators who waited until the last minute to file their taxes. it wasn't so long until since two dozen postoffices stayed open late. more than 80% of taxpayers file online. but-- >> it's guaranteed it will be crazy like it was the last several years since i've been doing this job and people will be rushing in at the last minute right before midnight handing us their tax returns? >> why? >> procrastination. >> some filers want to have extra money now. >> usually people get their taxes back and they spend all their money real fast. the last minute thing i kind of like that because now i'm going to have a little extra. >> reporter: at the h & r block office, this procrastinator is hoping to take advantage of a cancelled appointment. there's always a reason to wait in these lines. >> i think most people get antsy because usually you have to pay and they don't want to give up their money. >> reporter: jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> many
Apr 16, 2013 9:30am PDT
relaxed it is and all laid back it seems and how there aren't the tax dollars down the road. >> why do i have a feeling that because she's been there 20 years and the government isn't worried about her, they -- >> they are bringing in foreign tourives every time they run. >>> new castle united is a soccer team in the uk. they lost 3-0 to sunderland. what happens afterwards when you lose? you're supposed to be a good sport, right? no. soccer fans can get chaotic. there's always a few bad ones in the bunch. the chief superintendent said the vast majority of new castle fans were well behaved. but then some started throwing fire crackers, bottles and some other stuff at police. i want you to notice one incident in particular. see this man in the striped shirt? >> i9 looks like he was trying to punch the horse. >> take another look at this angle. >> he did punch the horse. >> this horse's name is bud. bud has served in the olympics, he works for the west yorkshire mounted police. >> they use him around the to t control. >> he's doing okay. the police put up a picture of his in his stable. he'